How Remote Work Policies Encourage Diversity

Glassdoor for Employers

businesses now offer a flexible workplace policy, according to the 2019 IWG Workplace Survey. Plus, creating a remote work policy can take the pressure off current and future employees who have disabilities but may not feel comfortable disclosing it.

Considerations in Drafting a Workplace Violence Policy

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Many companies have decided in recent years to implement internal policies regarding workplace violence. Typically, these policies include such items as what employees should do if they witness violence and/or hear threats concerning violence in the workplace.

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

Fistful of Talent

In all cases, the Professional Conduct Policy you have at your company overrides Freedom of Speech. In general terms, your Professional Conduct Policy is written broadly to give people who have to make tough decisions the latitude to fire you.

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

Fistful of Talent

In all cases, the Professional Conduct Policy you have at your company overrides Freedom of Speech. In general terms, your Professional Conduct Policy is written broadly to give people who have to make tough decisions the latitude to fire you.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Is Your Paid Time Off Policy Costing you Candidates?


Your paid time off policy plays into that, and can round out a strong offer—or send candidates running the other way. If you want to improve your offer acceptance rate and build a more efficient recruitment process , make sure your time off policy is attractive to candidates. Job openings are at a 17 year high , the unemployment rate is low at 3.9 percent, and employers everywhere are taking notice of the high competition for talent.

Equality, Trust, and Higher Quality Employees: A Case for Open Salary Policies

Arya Recruiting Robotics

In December 2013, social media management company Buffer rocked the HR world when it adopted an innovative idea: an open salary policy. Let’s explore how an open salary policy could generate equality, an atmosphere of trust, and higher quality employees within your organization.

Remote Work Policies for Recruitment Firms

NPA Worldwide

Many employers have already adopted remote work policies. While you may not want to move to a “mostly” or “always” remote workforce, it may very well make sense to consider a policy for unusual situations.

4 cornerstones of a solid recruitment policy


A recruitment policy is a framework that clearly outlines all your business’s recruitment practices. The purpose of a recruitment policy is to promote consistency, transparency, compliance and adherence to labor laws and legislation.

How You Can Reach Diversity Without a Hiring Policy

HR Technologist - RB

She explains why you shouldn’t implement a hiring policy, and some tips for achieving diversity in your workplace. Too many companies strive for an inclusive and diverse culture, but find themselves stuck when it comes to brass tax.

Great Vacation Policy Ideas, Tips and Advice


FOUR VACATION POLICY IDEAS TO ENCOURAGE WORK-LIFE BALANCE: 1. For example, Hubspot has a mandatory two-week vacation policy (in addition to unlimited vacation) and Evernote encourages employees to take at least a full week of vacation at a time by offering a $1,000 bonus for doing so.

Companies Must Strengthen their Social Media Policies to Reduce Phishing Risk

HR Technologist - RB

Companies should take steps to strengthen social media policies in order to render future cyber attacks. Safety

Does Your Small Business Have a Social Media Policy?


An ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure when it comes to protecting your small business’s good name, so educate and guide your staff by creating a thoughtful social media policy. Do’s and Don’ts for Creating a Social Media Policy at Your Small Business.

Our New Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs the use of information on and any other website we own and operate (together, the “Websites”). If you do not agree with this policy, we recommend not using our website or our services. We will periodically make updates to this policy.

Are California’s Workplace Marijuana Policies Going Up in Smoke?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Though the Act exempted medical marijuana users from criminal prosecution in California, marijuana remained a Schedule 1 drug under federal law, meaning that employers were not required to grant exceptions to its zero-tolerance drug policies to accommodate medical use.

Why Your Culture Should Devour Your Policies

Forbes Human Resources Council

Organizations that build and encourage culture find it infinitely more powerful than written rules, and organizations that establish a culture of trust show remarkable results

8 Guarantee and Refund Policies

NPA Worldwide

On one of our recruiting forums, a member recently asked about guarantee and refund policies that other recruiters use in contracts with clients. Have you had to change your guarantee policy due to a situation with a client?

Considering an Office Pet Policy? Start Here.

Namely - Talent

The office has gone to the dogs. Well, that’s what it seems like given the growing number of pet friendly workplaces today. HR Employee Experience Perks

5 Considerations for Your Company Relocation Policy

Namely - Talent

With the race to attract and retain employees as competitive as ever, companies have learned that great talent knows no borders. Talent Recruiting Employee Engagement

How to Implement a Workplace Safety Policy

Namely - Talent

We’ve all heard that safety is the best policy. But when it comes time to actually put your safety policy on paper, where do you begin? Below we’ve outlined how to draft and communicate your first workplace safety policy.

Why You Need a Social Media Policy

NPA Worldwide

I often have people ask me why should they have a social media policy? And I tell them that all organisations need a social media policy. A social media policy will help them understand what is and what is not acceptable to say about your organisation.

6 Things Your Employee Cyber Security Policy Needs

HR Technologist - RB

The best way to educate your employees about cyber security is to develop an employee cyber security policy. Here are six things your employee cybersecurity policy needs. Safety

Pay Transparency Policy Ruling – How Does it Affect HR?


Are you familiar with the latest news surrounding the Pay Transparency Policy ruling? The company also had a strict policy in place to prevent her from talking about this when she began to make inquiries. The post Pay Transparency Policy Ruling – How Does it Affect HR? If you’re an HR professional, then you should be because January 11, 2016 marked an important date for many employers across the country.

10 Steps For Determining Flexible Versus Non-Negotiable Workplace Policies

Forbes Human Resources Council

Working hours, PTO, dress codes, conduct—determine whether flexible or non-negotiable policies are right for your company with these tips from Forbes Human Resources Council experts

Workplace Cannabis Policy: Corporate America's New Recruiting Opportunity


If you knew that a company culture permitted or even promoted cannabis use, would you choose to work there? This may not be the first question you ask when assessing a potential employer, but as cannabis use is gradually legalized at the state level, the impact on the workplace cannot be ignored.

The Power of Formal Policy: Employees Want Autonomy — and Autonomy Requires Structure


Talent is a company's most valuable resource, and losing high-performing employees can really take a toll on a company's bottom line. But the time, money, and manpower organizations put into making sure their employees are engaged enough to stay can be just as costly.

Why recruitment selection and process policies matter


Many regard the recruitment selection and process as peripheral to core business functions, but that’s a misconception. It’s one of the most important functions in any organization, no matter the size or type of business. Hiring the right candidates to maintain the success of any business is crucial.

What A Trip: Recruiting, Retention and Your PTO Policy.

Recruiting Daily

Getting Creative With Your PTO Policy: 4 Employers Getting It Right. This is true at almost every company, but there are a few out there who are actually innovating in what’s more or less one of the most mundane areas of HR policy.

Instacart Backs Down on Controversial Pay Policy Update

Recruiting Daily Advisor

New Pay Policy Hurts. Recently, Instacart, a company that offers grocery delivery services through a Web application, instituted a new pay policy that resulted in some pushback from employees. Small changes to policies can have outsize effects on how much workers take home.”.

Creating an Employee Rehiring Policy

Newton Software

This is where having a formal policy for rehiring former employees comes in handy. What is a Rehiring Policy? A rehiring policy involves bringing a former employee back onboard to work for the company. Why Should You Have a Rehiring Policy? Rehiring a former employee can save money and simplify the hiring process, but that doesn’t mean there shouldn’t still be a formal policy. The post Creating an Employee Rehiring Policy appeared first on Newton Software.

The Refund Policy On Poor Hiring Decisions

Converticulture Recruiting

If you treat hiring as a unilateral decision, you’ll be disappointed with the refund policy. There is no refund policy when the person that you’ve hired doesn’t work out. Without a “return policy” we walk down a murky path of defending our choice.

What You Need to Know about Unlimited Vacation Policies

Jason Hanold

Unlimited vacation time (sometimes called open PTO) is a flexible leave policy that has grown more popular in recent years despite the fact that some employers worry about people abusing it. In fact, many large companies have begun testing the concept while re-examining their PTO policies.

Six Ways To Craft A Social Media Policy That Fosters Employee Participation

Forbes Human Resources Council

The experts of Forbes Human Resources Council share their insight on crafting a social media policy that gets employees excited without feeling pressured about using their personal pages Want to get your employees excited about contributing to company social media?

Four in Five US Small Businesses Have No Formal Remote Working Policy in Place

HR Technologist - RB

A vast majority of SMBs have no formal policy or process in place regarding remote work, new research of 190 small businesses has revealed. . Mobile Workforce

Background Screening Policy Helps You Avoid Hiring Pitfalls


That’s why developing an effective background screening policy is one of the best investments a company can make. A background screening policy has two main benefits: It provides clear guidelines that optimize your screening process.